Mental Health Conditions and the FMLA

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2022 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) In May of this year, the Department of Labor updated the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to address mental health conditions. FMLA requires the...

Attend a Pre-Convention Workshop

The Research & Education Department will sponsor the APWU’s 16th Educational Conference, a National Convention event that provides union members with a wealth of information to take home to their local and state organizations. Twenty-eight...

A Technological Advance: Bid Tracking System Helps Locals Protect Jobs

(This article first appeared in the May-June 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) The industrial relations department launched the bid tracking System (BTS), which helps local unions ensure that jobs are filled, on March 9, 2016.

APWU Forms Available For FMLA Medical Certification

**(8/8/18 FOR THE MOST CURRENT FMLA INFORMATION CLICK HERE)** The APWU FMLA Forms are once again available for employees to use when submitting medical certification for leave under the Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

APWU Wins Important FMLA Arbitration

(Updated 05/02/12) The APWU won an important arbitration case on April 18, when Arbitrator Shyam Das ruled that the Postal Service cannot require employees to use forms developed by the Department of Labor (DOL) when they submit certification for...